feeding chickens chicken's meat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nizar, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. nizar

    nizar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard that it is dangerous for any species to eat their meat, because their stomach aren't gonna digest it. is the right.
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    No, that is not right. Chickens do fine on chicken meat. It's us humans that have a problem with it.
     
  3. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its like silence of the chickens! LOL. I feed mine wet dog food to get a protein boost when they molt and they have no problems with being little cannibals [​IMG]
     
  4. KKatknap

    KKatknap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have let them have the carcass from Thanksgiving turkeys, as well as the carcass from roasted chicken. They have picked them all clean and been perfectly happy.

    I don't do it anymore only because I have several egg buyers who want organic, antibiotic-free, vegetarian-fed etc eggs. So I do what I can to accommodate them. However, in the winter when the eggs slow down and it's just us eating them, I will probably let them pick a carcass again. I like not wasting anything, and they get a lot of enjoyment out of it.

    Incidentally, I have found my free range chickens stealing gophers, birds, mice and what-not from my cats. The raw birds don't seem to bother them, either. I think it's gross, but they do it rather gleefully.
     

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